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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 9, 2015

Head Comment: With concurring opinion.

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Stephen C. Bush, District Public Defender; and Harry E. Sayle III (on appeal), Nigel Lewis (at trial), Donna Armstard (at trial), and Benjamin Rush (at trial), Assistant District Public Defenders, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Ashley Bradshaw.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Caitlin Smith, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Jennifer Nichols and Abby Wallace, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

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Appellant, Ashley Bradshaw, was convicted by a jury of three counts of aggravated child abuse, three counts of aggravated child neglect, and three counts of aggravated child endangerment. The trial court merged the convictions into one count of aggravated child abuse and sentenced appellant to twenty years in the Tennessee Department of Correction. On appeal, appellant argues that the evidence was insufficient to support her convictions. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court but remand for the trial court to clarify on the judgment sheets that the judgments have been merged into the first count.